Devin Katayama is an award-winning journalist who seeks sounds that tell the story of Louisville and its people. Devin was a Follet Fellow at Columbia College Chicago where he earned his master's of arts in journalism. He won the Studs Terkel Community Media Workshop Scholarship award for his story on Chicago's homeless and street youth. Devin has worked with WBEZ Chicago Public Media’s Worldview program and with Northern California KQED’s The California Report.He earned his B.A. in English creative writing at CUNY Hunter College in New York City, where he also performed stand-up comedy. Later, he moved to the California Bay Area, where he was an EMT in Oakland. He plays the guitar and ukulele. You can find his radio work at audiocollected.org.
A tribunal on Thursday affirmed Jefferson County Public Schools' firing of the former principal of Male High School. Former Male High Principal David Mike has denied helping students cheat on a state test and trying to cover it up when the incident was investigated. Read Story
Indiana’s 260,000 deer hunters are divided on whether they support a proposal being considered by the state’s Natural Resources Commission that would allow hunters to use high powered rifles for deer hunting. “I don’t think it flies well with the … Read Story
Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will be in Louisville next month for the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center distinguished speaker series. “She is the first U.S. ambassador to the UN to speak on behalf of the McConnell … Read Story
Louisville’s Archbishop Joseph Kurtz is meeting with President Obama on Tuesday. Read Story
Kentucky public library systems could lose crucial funding pending the outcome of a state Court of Appeals ruling expected in the next couple of months. The Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday on a case that challenges how a majority … Read Story